Should the remaining members of the Doors reunite (it seems unlikely), drummer John Densmore knows who he'd want to fill Jim Morrison's space in front of the microphone. It's not clear if he's being cute or funny, but during a recent radio interview he said Jimmy Fallon could get the job done.
If you thought the Ultimate Classic Rock Hall of Fame semifinals would get easier after we made you choose between the Beatles and the Who, we've got bad news for you. Your next task is to decide if the Doors or Cream is more worthy of moving on. Each month, our readers will determine which of eight legendary artists or bands is immortalized forever for their contributions to classic rock history.
Like so many other classic bands from the '60s, the Doors truly were a sum of their parts. But more than any of their contemporaries, they came dangerously close to being overshadowed by the magnetic presence of Jim Morrison, one of rock's original swaggering rock gods. He got most of the attention -- much
He's been dead for decades -- and the subject of countless retrospectives ever since -- but that doesn't mean we've heard and seen everything Jim Morrison committed to tape before he passed away. The latest example? A newly unearthed candid interview the Doors front man gave to director and journalist Howard Smith in 1969.
You want a battle of big names to kick off the second monthly Ultimate Classic Rock Hall of Fame election? OK... How about the Doors vs. David Bowie? Each month, our readers will determine which of eight legendary artists or bands is immortalized forever for their contributions to classic rock history.